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LeJeune Steel Company Parts Programmer in Minneapolis, Minnesota

Reports to: Procurement Manager


LeJeune Steel Company, an industry leading structural steel fabricator, employs an innovative team approach to successfully execute a wide array of projects in three fabrication facilities. This position is responsible for programming all new plate parts for LeJeune Steel Company’s Minneapolis facility, while coordinating schedule requirements with Production Manager and material needs with Procurement Manager.

Core Values:

  • Professional – give full effort, learn, share, and lead by example

  • Accountable – get it done, own the results

  • Superior Service – do the right thing, foster relationships, be helpful

  • Innovative – think, challenge the status quo, solve problems creatively

  • Optimistic – be positive, have courage, failure happens – learn from it

  • Nimble – embrace change, make it happen, control our destiny

Partner with Lejeune Steel and join an organization focused on PASSION, dedicated enthusiasm, and care for our work and industry.

Responsibilities/Tasks of role:

  • Nest all CNC plate files for plate processing equipment

  • Produce plate nestings in a timely manner while maintaining a strong focus on machine efficiency

  • Coordinate with Production Manager to ensure adequate back log of nestings to meet production schedule

  • Determine plate purchasing needs with consideration for maximizing stock usage and efficiency of material utilization

  • Plan and coordinate plate cutting responsibilities with outside shops as needed

  • Reconcile completed cuttings with MRP stock file timely and accurately


  • General computer skills required

  • Basic understanding of CNC

  • Basic understanding of purchasing and materials management

  • Attention to detail and ability to meet deadlines

  • Ability to communicate and collaborate in a team environment

  • Multi-tasking and problem-solving skills

  • Experience with Structural Steel preferred

  • Blueprint reading experience preferred